Police operatives on Wednesday gunned down a member of an armed theft gang working along Sagamu-Benin Expressway.
Spokesperson for the the Ogun State Police Command, Abimbola Oyeyemi, who confirmed the incident to journalists mentioned, the gang had blocked the categorical street in an try and rob a luxurious bus belonging to the Younger Shall Develop Motors.
“Males of Ogun State Police Command have on the early hour of Wednesday 22nd August shot dead an armed theft suspect along Shagamu/Benin Specific street,” the police spokesman informed journalists.
He mentioned the police have been alerted by a misery name made to the Ogbere Divisional Headquarters. The Divisional Police Officer, John Okon, led his officers to the scene the place they engaged the bandits in gun duel which lasted for about 30 minutes.
“Whereas the operation was happening, a misery name was made to the police at Ogbere divisional headquarters consequence upon which the DPO SP John Okon led his anti-robbery males to the scene the place they engaged the bandits in gun duel which lasted for about 30 minutes. On the finish of the encounter, one of many suspects was shot dead whereas others escaped into the close by bush.”
Oyeyemi mentioned the police recovered from the deceased robber a domestically made lengthy barrel gun, a toy pistol and charms.